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ERP Guardrails: Develop and Use Strong Principles to Keep Your ERP Program on Track

Published: 12 February 2019

ID: G00378109

Analyst(s): Paul Saunders , Mike Guay , Tim Faith , Denise Ganly


Sound principles provide clear direction for the execution of both ERP strategy and effective long-term governance. CIOs developing and executing an ERP strategy must develop principles with stakeholders to eliminate ad hoc, tactical and weak decision making.

Table Of Contents
  • Key Challenges



  • Develop a Small Set of Critical Principles
  • Test the Principles
  • Review, Update and Promote the Principles

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